Fig. 77.1
Questions 1–8


  1. 1–8.

    Label Fig. 77.1 and define each volume and capacity.


  2. 9.

    Which lung volume cannot be measured by spirometry and how can it be obtained?


  3. 10.

    What is the significance of the FRC and what factors influence it?


  4. 11.

    Define closing volume and closing capacity and what is their importance?



Fig. 77.2 Spirometry with labels


  1. 1.

    Inspiratory reserve volume (IRV)—maximum amount of air that can be inhaled after normal tidal inhalation [1].


  2. 2.

    Tidal volume (TV)—amount of air moved during breathing at rest [1].

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